Roman Martyrology, July 3rd

This Day, the Third Day of July

At Alexandria, Saint Tryphon, and twelve other martyrs.

At Constantinople, the holy martyrs Eulogius and his companions.

At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, Saint Hyacinthus, chamberlain of the emperor Trajan. Accused of being a Christian, he was scourged and thrown into prison, where, consumed with hunger, he breathed his last.

At Chiusi, in Tuscany, in the reign of the emperor Trajan, the holy martyrs Irenaeus, deacon, and Mustiola, a matron, who were subjected to various atrocious tortures and merited the crown of martyrdom.

The same day, the holy martyrs Mark and Mucian, who were put to the sword for Christ. As a small boy cried out to them not to sacrifice to idols, he was whipped, but confessing Christ all the more vigorously, he was killed with a man named Paul, who had also exhorted the martyrs.

At Laodicea, in Syria, Saint Anatolius, a bishop, whose writings were admired not only by religious men, but even by philosophers.

At Altino, Saint Heliodorus, a bishop distinguished for holiness and learning.

At Ravenna, Saint Dathus, bishop and confessor.

At Edessa, in Mesopotamia, the translation of the Apostle Saint Thomas from India. His relics were afterwards taken to Tortona.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.

V: All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us
R: Thanks be to God

– Roman Martyrology, 1914, revised edition with the imprimatur of Cardinal James Gibbons